Nelson's Glory

/ING-lundz GLOH-ree/

The same as Puligny-Saint-Pierre, this is a pyramid of soft, fine-textured, moist goat’s milk cheese with a rind of natural mould and a complex flavour with a coating of charcoal. It is said that Napoleon, on returning from the Battle of the Nile, where he was defeated by Nelson, saw the traditional pyramid of a Puligny-Saint-Pierre cheese which, reminding him of the Pyramids and his defeat, he promptly truncated with his sword, resulting in Valençay cheese. The Cambridge Cheese Company have now recreated the Puligny-Saint-Pierre, giving it the name 'Nelson's Glory'.

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